• COMPUTERS
    F-Secure Says Nearly All Modern Computers Vulnerable to Cold Boot Attacks

    HIGHLIGHTS Security flaw in modern PCs can leave your encrypted data vulnerable Hackers could disable current cold boot attack firmware security measures Macs with the T2 chip contain security measures to counter such attacks Researchers have discovered a security flaw that is said to put nearly all modern computers at risk for data theft. The […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Parker Solar Probe Operating as Planned, NASA Says

    NASA’s historic mission to solve the mysteries of the Sun which was launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket on August 12 is operating according to plan, mission controllers have said. As of 12pm EDT on August 16, the Parker Solar Probewas 4.6 million kms from Earth, travelling at 62,764 kms per hour, and heading […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Will Launch at a ‘Reasonable Price’, Says Company

    HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will come with a “reasonable price”, company reveal The company made the new announcement while revealing its Q2 results Galaxy Note 9 looks set to launch at a lower price than its predecessor The Galaxy Note 9 will be launched a “reasonable price”, Samsung confirmed on Tuesday while announcing its second-quarter earnings. While the South […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Phablet Shipments to Overtake Regular Smartphones in 2019, Says IDC

    The global smartphone market is expected to see steady if unspectacular growth in the next few years, as consumers turn increasingly to large-screen handsets known as “phablets,” a market tracker said Wednesday. A report by the research firm IDC said phablets – with displays larger than 5.5 inches (14 centimetres) – will account for some 40 percent (611 million units) […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Home gardens on the wane, says land use pattern study

    Kochi: A study jointly conducted by the College of Forestry and Canada’s McGill University on the land use pattern of the state observed that there was a general decline in both the production and importance of home garden crops in the average Kerala household. The study also contradicted the popular belief that plantations were replacing home gardens in state. The study […]

  • ALL DEALS
    In Telangana, KCR Government Says Every 5th Land Deal Is Benami

    HYDERABAD: Every fifth property registered in Telangana is a benami or proxy deal, according to the K Chandrasekhar Rao government, which has ordered a massive crackdown on government offices quietly registering dubious land transactions. The practice of buying property in the name of someone other than the buyer with black money has been rampant in […]

  • CLOTHING
    ‘Sexy’ clothing makes women seem more intelligent, study says

    Unfortunately, women are still being judged by their looks Getty Images/iStockphoto It feels like women are constantly being told what to wear in order to make them look better, slimmer and more attractive because, believe it or not, in 2017 women are still being judged primarily by their looks. Yawn. It feels like women are […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Microsoft Says MacBook Pro Disappointment Helped Trigger Surface Sales

    Microsoft Says MacBook Pro Disappointment Helped Trigger Surface Sales HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft claims that November saw the best Surface sales Users are switching from MacBooks to Surface devices more than ever It attributes the growth in sales to MacBook Pro’s ‘disappointment’ The MacBook Pro 2016 has been attracting a lot of complaints from early users, including […]